This poem was part of the book of Chicago Poems by Carl Sandburg published in 1916. Sandburg said: "Here is the difference between Dante, Milton, and me. They wrote about hell and never saw the place. I wrote about Chicago after looking the town over for years and years." Topics: Chicago, Carl Sandburg, poetry Source: www.storyspieler.com
byPratt, Harry E. (Harry Edward), 1901-1956; Illinois State Historical Society. Journal; Illinois State Historical Society. Journal; Pratt, Harry E. (Harry Edward), 1901-1956, former owner; Newman, Ralph Geoffrey, 1911- former owner
During his "State of the World" keynote talk at the South by Southwest Interactive Conference in Austin, Texas, On March 14, 2006, author Bruce Sterling finished by reading the Carl Sandburg poem "The people, yes." Topics: carl sandburg, poem, bruce sterling
Deeply influenced by the sound of the 70’s and the 90’s rockmusic, the Vienna band „SLINGSHOT“ combines mainly elements from Stoner Rock, Grunge, Heavy Blues and Psychedelic Rock in their compositions. Topics: stoner rock, desert rock, kyuss, slingshot sandburg Source: torrent:urn:sha1:4e53f4828430097a443ab1b4e05752d8407e7365
I enjoy exploring the work of poets. Some poems become dated while others written long ago could have been written yesterday. That is the case here. Sandburg comments on the fate of civilizations and the fate of those seeking to stave off the inevitable. Topics: Carl Sandburg, civilizations, decline, futility, poetry
This account of a plot in Baltimore to assassinate Lincoln before he could take the oath of office comes from Carl Sandburg's "Lincoln-The War Years". Topics: Lincoln, Sandburg, assassination, Baltimore, Civil War, slavery, abolition
Librivox recording of Jazz Fantasia, by Carl Sandburg. As our weekly poem of 30-July-2006, "Jazz Fantasia" was a special challenge because it isn't just about jazz, it IS jazz. The rhythm is central, but not so clearly defined, so we had to play around and improvise. Every reading is unique! (Summary by LauraFox) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for... Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, audio book, poetry, jazz, sandburg Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
On August 30th of 1856 pro-slavery raiders attacked the abolitionist town of Ossawatomie, Kansas. The town was defended by John Brown and 40 residents with the raiders having 6 to 1 odds in their favor. The defenders had to abandon the town which was then looted and burned. Topics: Carl Sandburg, slavery, abolitionists, John Brown, Bleeding Kansas, Ossawatomie
Rhapsodize Audio Presents:A selection from the Chicago AnthologyMusic by Chicago Rhythm Kings with I've Found A New BabyAnthologies of poetry generally fall into two classes. The more celebrated collections, like Palgrave’s Golden Treasury and the Oxford Book of English Verse, are collations of the best of the best – the greatest hits of the greatest poets, so to speak. The other type of collection could be designated the occasional anthology, which focuses on the poetry associated with... Topics: poetry, Chicago, Blanden, Mathison, American verse, Sandburg, 1916
An alphabet of literature from A to Z, mostly short stories with a few poems. THE ADMIRAL by O. Henry THE BEST SAUCE by P. G. Wodehouse CHEERFUL -- BY REQUEST by Edna Ferber A DARK HORSE by Will Lillibridge ERIC HERMANNSON'S SOUL by Willa Cather THE FOUR FISTS by F. Scott Fitzgerald THE GREAT HUNT by Carl Sandburg THE HOUR AND THE GHOST by Christina Rossetti I WANT TO KNOW WHY, by Sherwood Anderson JOHN HENRY IN A STREET CAR by Hugh McHugh KAZUMA'S REVENGE by Algernon Bertram THE LULL by Saki... Topics: Freeman, Poe, Fitzgerald, Carryl, Wodehouse, O. Henry, Ferber, Cather, Fitzgerald, Sandburg,...
This is the recording of the Friar's Club Roast of actor Gary Cooper. He passed away a few months later in May 1961 and this was one of his last public functions. Speakers in order were: Barry Mirkin, George Jessel, Audrey Hepburn, Art Linkletter, Dmitri Tiomkin, Tony Martin, Jack Warner, Carl Sandburg, George Burns, Gov. Pat Brown, Dean Martin, Sam Goldwyn, Milton Berle, Greer Garson, Henry Ford II, Jack Benny, Tony Curtis, and Gary Cooper. Topic: gary cooper friar's club audrey hepburn greer garson carl sandburg george burns dean martin milton...
LibriVox recording of Librivox Cocoa Break Collection, Vol. 02 by Various Authors. Read by LibriVox Volunteers This is a collection of international fairy tales clocking in at 5-15 minutes apiece, suitable for childrens' winter cocoa breaks, or other times when quality entertainment is needed. (Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, children, fairy tales, India, China, Japan, Brazil, Azores, Norway, Roumania,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Movement Museum a radio show broadcast Thursdays at 14h on CKUT 90.3 FM in Montreal, co-hosts Chris 'Zeke' Hand, Allison Elizabeth Burns and Bettina Forget talk about dance in Montreal. In this show we have our Second First Annual Movement Museum-Fringe Festival Open House with Tanya Elchuk & Amy Crnkovic from Heart-Strings, Isaac Kessler from 2-Man No-Show, Sasha Kleinplatz from Piss in the Pool, Yanomi from SHOSHINZ presents: A Day in the Life of Miss Hiccup, Brianna Stark from Aurelia... Topics: Heart-Strings, 2-Man No-Show, Piss in the Pool, Shoshinz, Aurelia and Imago, The Duck Wife, Danny...
Program from the 1955 Boston Arts Festival, held June 4-19, sponsored by the city of Boston. Performances include: "Don Pasquale" with Nancy Trickey and Jacqueline Bazinet at Norina; James J. Joyce as Don Pasquale and Robert Gay as Dr. Malatesta. "The Gospel Witch" by Lyon Phelps, directed by Edward Thommen."Concert of New England Dance" with the Boston School of Ballet.New England Conservatory Orchestra and New England Conservatory Chorus in Schubert's Symphony... Topics: festivals, classical music, drama, dance, plays, fine arts, Boston, Shakespeare, Martha Graham,...
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions. Topics: Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935, Frost, Robert, 1874-1963, Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950,...
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Topics: Frost, Robert, 1874-1963, Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967, Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935, Masters,... Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=qAgTAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
byLowell, Amy, 1874-1925; Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935; Frost, Robert, 1874-1963; Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950; Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967; H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961; Fletcher, John Gould, 1886-1950
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Topics: Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935, Frost, Robert, 1874-1963, Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950,... Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=cRM6AAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8